n De Arte - Of and strange breeds : art publishing in South Africa : views and (re)views

Volume 2004, Issue 70
  • ISSN : 0004-3389
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In this issue of , we publish the views of three people who are involved in the publication of art books in South Africa: David Krut, Philippa Hobbs and Michael Stevenson. The South African market for books on art is small, few texts are marketed outside South Africa and added to all of this South African art publishing is bedevilled by few writers and fewer editors who are prepared to commit themselves to the financial uncertainty of publishing. As Michael Stevenson observes, art publishers are a strange breed indeed; their efforts are financially compromised from the outset. Yet, it is ideas that get things going.

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